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Are You the Next PRWeek Outstanding Student?

May 7th, 2018 · 1 Comment

TweetBy Maret Montanari If you had asked me four years ago if I’d major in public relations, I would have laughed and told you it wasn’t even on my radar. Fast forward, and I’m three years into pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communication from The University of Alabama. How did this happen? Some days I […]

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Why You Should Master Business as a Second Language

May 4th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetThis article first appeared in Strategies & Tactics, a monthly publication of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). By Matt Ragas, Ph.D., and Ron Culp, Fellow PRSA Chief communication officers are bilingual. They fluently speak the language of public relations and the idioms of business and the C-suite. In many ways, CCOs and other […]

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Oklahoma Senior Wins Latest Culpwrit Award

May 3rd, 2018 · 1 Comment

TweetPR major Chelsea Journee won the Culpwrit Award at this week’s program honoring outstanding achievement by 26 staffers at Lindsey + Asp, University of Oklahoma’s award-winning student-run agency. Chelsea is an account lead at the impressive PR/ad agency, and she recently was elected OU PRSSA Chapter President for the fall term. She graduates in December. “Chelsea and her team have […]

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Job-Seeking Students Nix Industries They Don’t Like

April 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet College students are more particular than ever when picking industries where they are willing to work. According to my unscientific survey of communication students at five universities, soon-to-graduate job seekers have absolutely no interest in working in certain major industries, while others consistently rank high on their wish lists. During recent visits to Penn State, […]

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Best & Worst States for Millennials–Some Surprises

April 17th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetDuring recent visits to Penn State, Arizona State and Marquette, I urged soon-to-graduate PR students to begin their careers in major markets such as New York, Chicago and San Francisco. While I still stand by my belief that these cities are where the most PR jobs can be found, a new report from the personal-finance […]

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